Grant Recipients

2017-2018 Grant Awards

Triangle North Healthcare Foundation has achieved a new milestone with the recent approval by the Board of Directors of nearly $300,000 in grant awards to local organizations in the Foundation’s fifth grant cycle. The 2017 grant awards raises the total funds awarded by the Foundation to $1.1 million, since the Foundation began grantmaking in 2013. The 2017 grant awards were presented at a reception on October 12.

 

2017-18 TNHF grant recipients and their projects:

Boys & Girls Clubs of North Central NCSMART Girls Outdoors – a health, fitness, and self-enhancement program for girls ages 8-16, which is designed to encourage healthy attitudes and lifestyles that will enable adolescent girls to develop their full potential; program will partner with YMCA’s Girls on the Run.

• Community Partners of HopeHealth Interventions – a coordination of access to primary care, behavioral health, and dental services for 40 homeless men served by Hope House and the Emergency Shelter; skills for self-management of chronic illnesses will be taught to all participants.

• Community Workforce Solutions, Inc. – Healthy Boundaries – Safe Living – using the Circles curriculum to help individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities navigate social situations, learn heathy relationship boundaries, and to recognize and react appropriately to sexual abuse or exploitation.

• Franklin-Granville-Vance Smart StartTeens Fit for Life – the existing Adolescent Parenting Program will expand to include a Nutrition & Fitness component in partnership with the YMCA and Cooperative Extension.

• Franklin County Health DepartmentMIT Care for a Healthier Franklin County – staff training to implement evidence-based practices of motivational interviewing, integrated behavioral and physical care, and trauma-Informed practice to improve patient-provider engagement and improve health in the priority areas of heart disease and obesity.

• Granville-Vance Public Health – 1)Improving Child Health & Academic Achievement in Vance County – collection and analysis of baseline anthropometric data in at least 7 elementary schools to be used to pilot child health and obesity prevention project in at least one elementary school; 2)Improving Birth Outcomes in Granville & Vance counties – expanding the evidenced-based Centering Pregnancy program to Vance County; provides prenatal care and learning activities to address and improve high rates of infant mortality and significant disparities in birth outcomes.

• Henderson Family YMCA – 1) Girls on the Run/STRIDE – a self-esteem, self- respect and healthy lifestyles program for girls & boys culminating in a 5k run/walk at the end of each semester; 2) Safety Around Water – teaches water safety and drowning prevention skills to 2nd graders in Vance County.

• NC Med AssistFree Pharmacy Program & Over-the-Counter Giveaways – provides free medications and support for low income and uninsured individuals in the Triangle North Region. In addition two over-the-counter medicine giveaways will be implemented this year in Vance and Granville counties.

• Occoneechee Council, Boy Scouts of America – SCOUT Strong – expands existing alcohol & drug prevention program designed for boys and girls ages 5 to 20. Emphasizes healthy living, physical fitness and the dangers of substance abuse.

• Strength and Mending (S.a.M) Child Advocacy Center – Child Forensic Interviews – provides a centralized, child-centered approach to investigation that reduces the risk of trauma to the children who are victims of abuse; increases opportunities for healing for the child and non-offending family members.

• TROSA (Triangle Residential Options for Substance Abusers, Inc.) – Rebuilding Lives: Mental Health & Substance Abuse Recovery – provides a two-year residential recovery program with treatment, education, vocational training and care for residents of the Triangle North region who suffer from alcohol and substance abuse, free of charge.

• Westcare North Carolina, Inc. – Staff Certifications in Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy & Substance Abuse Counseling – training for staff to become certified in trauma-focused cognitive behavioral therapy so a higher level of therapy can be provided to the adolescent women who are served by this residential treatment facility in Manson for teen girls who are classified at a Level 2 adjudicated status.

 

2016 Grant Awards

Since 2013, Triangle North Healthcare Foundation’s Board of Directors has awarded nearly $800,000 in grants to nonprofit, educational, and governmental organizations in support of their programs for improving health in the region.  We congratulate these organizations that received grant funding for the 2016-2017 year……
Alliance Rehabilitative Care:
Back on Track is a medication-assisted outpatient treatment program for recovery from opioid addiction utilizing the drug Naltrexone.

Boys & Girls Clubs of North Central N.C.
Healthy Teens program will reduce obesity, increase physical activity, and improve nutrition in addition to providing strategies to avoid drugs and alcohol and sexual activity, utilizing the Triple Play and Smart Moves programs; the project will serve 200 teens ages 13 to 18 in Vance and Granville counties.

Community Workforce Solutions:
Health Matters will provide staff with 6-hour training program to enable them to conduct a nutrition and physical activity program with 40 disabled CWS clients; program will teach core concepts in physical activity and nutrition in order to improve health status and lifestyles of the participants.

Granville-Vance Public Health:
Reducing Opioid Abuse and Death will be the focus of this program in Granville and Vance counties, which will address the problem of “unintentional drug overdose” fatalities by providing the medication Naloxone that quickly reverses the effects of opioid overdose using the “project Lazarus” model.

Green Rural Redevelopment:
The Micro-Market Farm School will provide education and training for micro market farming students with a path to establishing sustainable income and nutritional food for their families.

Henderson-Vance Downtown Development Commission

This program will address the “food desert” problem in downtown Henderson by providing access to fresh fruits and vegetables at a farmer’s market that is convenient to those living in the downtown area; market will also provide a site to market produce grown through the Micro Market Farm program.

Henderson Family YMCA:
Girls on the Run/Stride develops self-esteem, self-respect, and healthy lifestyles, while training and preparing for a 5K run/walk at the end of each semester for girls AND boys.
Save our Kids: This water safety and drowning prevention program teaches skills and confidence in the water for Vance County second graders.

Kerr-Tar COG Agency on Aging
Healthy Eating for Successful Living includes two workshops with six weekly sessions that will train lay leaders to go into their communities and facilitate healthy eating and successful living seminars for their neighbors.

N.C. MedAssist:
This program provides free medications and support for low income and uninsured individuals in the Triangle North region.

TROSA (Triangle Residential Options for Substance Abusers, Inc.):
TROSA provides a 2-year residential recovery program with treatment, education, vocational training, and care for residents of the Triangle North region who suffer from alcohol and drug addiction, free of charge.

Vance County Schools:
Operation Lunch Line is a multimedia hands on learning experience in which students travel into the human body, learning about benefits of good nutrition and exercise.

2015 Grant Awards

The Foundation’s mission is to encourage, support, and invest in quality efforts that measurably improve health in the Triangle North region. Triangle North Healthcare Foundation’s Board of Directors is pleased to recognize the 2015-16 Grant Recipients:

Alliance Rehabilitative Care:
The Access to Medical Care program assists ARC clients in managing and preventing chronic diseases by providing access to healthcare providers, treatment, support, and follow up.

Boys & Girls Clubs of North Central N.C.
With Healthy Lifestyles, club members in the region participate in two programs, Triple Play and SMART Moves as well as enjoy a nutritious meal every day.

Franklin-Granville-Vance Smart Start
Shape NC introduces young children to positive experiences with healthy foods and physical activity, promoting healthy behaviors and obesity prevention, which will carry over to their families and throughout their lives.

Granville-Vance Public Health:
Triangle North Healthcare Foundation is pleased to be a funder and partner in the Community Health Assessment strategic planning process, led by Granville-Vance Public Health.

Henderson Family YMCA:
Girls on the Run/Stride develops self-esteem, self-respect, and healthy lifestyles, while training and preparing for a 5K run/walk at the end of each semester for girls AND boys.
Save our Kids: This water safety and drowning prevention program teaches skills and confidence in the water for Vance County second graders.

Henderson-Vance Recreation & Parks Department
Henderson and Vance County staff and volunteers will continue the restoration of the Fox Pond Park trail, which will be available for fitness and physical activities such as hiking, running, and athletic events.

Kerr-Tar COG Agency on Aging
Virtual Dementia Tour offers a simulated experience for caregivers and family members that promotes empathy and understanding with dementia patients.

N.C. MedAssist:
This program provides free medications and support for low income and uninsured individuals in the Triangle North region.

TROSA (Triangle Residential Options for Substance Abusers, Inc.):
TROSA provides a 2-year residential recovery program with treatment, education, vocational training, and care for residents of the Triangle North region who suffer from alcohol and substance abuse, free of charge.

2014 Grant Awards

Triangle North Healthcare Foundation funded 10 projects in 2014 that have the potential to impact the health and well-being of residents in the Triangle North region, which includes Vance, Warren, Granville, and Franklin counties.  Over $200,000 in grants was awarded tin 2014, which marked the Foundation’s second round of grantmaking.  

Congratulations to our 2014 Grant Recipients:
Alliance Rehabilitative Care:
Illness Management & Recovery Program

Boys & Girls Clubs of North Central NC:
Family Plus program teaches kids and their families about nutrition, physcal activity and provides healthy food choices.

Four Rivers Resource Conservation District Council:
Phase II of Fox Pond Park Trail for exercise and fitness. for area residents and schools.

Franklin-Granville-Vance Smart Start:
Go NAP-SACC nutrition and physical activity program for child care centers

Granville-Vance Public Health:
Free Chlamydia testing for males in Granville and Vance counties

Henderson Family YMCA:
Girls on the Run: promotes healthy lifestyles and self esteem
Save our Kids: Water safety and drowning prevention for Vance Co.
second graders.

N.C. MedAssist:
Provides medications and support for low income and uninsured
individuals in the Triangle North region.

TROSA (Triangle Residential Options for Substance Abusers, Inc.):
Provides 2-year residential treatment, education, vocational training,
and care for recovering substance abusers in the Triangle North region.

Warren-Vance Community Clinic:  (formerly Warren Co. Free Clinic)
Case Management for Diabetics and promotion of self-care and management

2013 Grant Awards

Triangle North Healthcare Foundation’s Board of Directors  took historic action in 2013,
launching the Foundation’s position as a regional grantmaker, and approved funding
for ten projects that would impact the health and wellness of individuals in Vance,
Warren, Granville, and Franklin counties. Over $150,000 in grants were approved by the
Foundation Board for a variety of projects that meet the current funding priorities, which are:
Chronic Disease Prevention
Reproductive Health
Nutrition and Physical Fitness
Mental Health and Substance Abuse
Success in School as it relates to Health and Wellness

Congratulations to our 2013 Grant Recipients:
Alliance Rehabilitative Care:
Life Skills Enhancement for Chronically Mentally Ill

Granville Co. Schools:
Family Resources for K-12 Students with Diabetes

Granville-Vance Public Health:
Awareness and Prevention of Chlamydia in Vance Co.

Halifax-Warren Smart Start:
Healthy Habits, Healthy Kids: Outdoor Learning Environment to enhance physical activity and obesity prevention for Warren County pre-schoolers.

Henderson Collegiate:
Healthy Bodies, Healthy Minds: Team student athletics program
for health and fitness.

Henderson Family YMCA:
Girls on the Run: promotes healthy lifestyles and self esteem
Save our Kids: Water safety and drowning prevention for Vance Co.
second graders.

Kerr-Tar COG Council on Aging:
Living Healthy with Chronic Conditions: Leadership development
and training for seniors with chronic diseases.

N.C. MedAssist:
Provides medications and support for low income and uninsured
individuals in the Triangle North region.

TROSA (Triangle Residential Options for Substance Abusers, Inc.):
Provides 2-year residential treatment, education, vocational training,
and care for recovering substance abusers in the Triangle North region.